The look of love: anime’s wonderful couples

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Valentine’s Day may seem meant for two, but we think it should be a day of gratitude to everyone we love. So we thought we’d celebrate not only romance, but friendship, family and recovery from loss in our list of lovely anime couples. However you’re celebrating today, make it one for love, even if it’s just […]

Manga Entertainment bring Yo-Kai Watch and more to the UK

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Watch out! What’s that heading for the UK? Why, it’s the little monster hit Yo-Kai Watch, courtesy of our friends over at Manga Entertainment. The complete season one is slated for May 8th on DVD, but it’s available for pre-order right now. Besides that, we’ll just have to wait for Keita, Whisper and Jibanyan to make the […]

Update: Scum’s Wish anime reveals trailer, cast, premiere

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The anime adaptation of Mengo Yokoyari’s Scum’s Wish manga has its first long-awaited trailer since the show’s announcement way back in March. This first full promo video also announces the series’ main cast, as well as its slated January 12th premiere. Go ahead and meet all the characters, looking sweet as anything. Those stars and their roles are: […]

Your name, our anime: defending the new and female otaku

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It’s time for another episode of Old Fogies Take a Dump on New Anime. Mamoru Oshii’s done it, taking pops at Mamoru Hosoda, Hideaki Anno, and all currently-airing anime in general. Now it seems Toshio Okada, co-founder of Gainax and so-called “Otaking”, wants to get on the boat and rock it too. Except his unwitting victim is Makoto […]

Special 100-page chapter concludes My Love Story!! manga

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Yesterday’s (July 13th) issue of Shueisha’s Bessatsu Margaret magazine published the final chapter of Kazune Kawahara and Aruko’s My Love Story!! (Ore Monogatari!!) manga. As the monthly shojo manga mag announced in its July issue, published on June 13th, the chapter ran extra long at 100 pages to celebrate. In addition, the issue included comments from Ryohei Suzuki, who […]

News: Sentai Filmworks announce dubs for Ushio and Tora, Food Wars!, DanMachi and Umaru-chan

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Sentai Filmworks announced at their Anime Expo panel, held on July 2nd, that they will be producing English dubs for seven anticipated titles. Though release dates are yet to be revealed, here are the anime they confirmed: Ushio and Tora GATE Food Wars! Shokugeki no Soma Himoto! Umaru-chan Amagi Brilliant Park Monster Musume Is It […]

Update: Re:ZERO releases new character designs for second cour’s Royal Election arc

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The anime adaptation of Tappei Nagatsuki and Shinichirou Otsuka’s light novels Re:ZERO -Starting Life in Another World- has been quite the sleeper smash, getting deep into the much glossed-over impact that being transported to a different world would truly have on a person. As the 25-episode series gets closer to its halfway point, six new cast additions have been […]

News: My Love Story!! manga due to end as Nisekoi enters climax

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Shueisha’s Bessatsu Margaret magazine revealed on Monday (June 13th) that its alternate-viewpoint shojo rom-com My Love Story!! will end on July 13th with the magazine’s August issue. This final chapter of Kazune Kawahara and Aruko’s manga will be 100 pages long to celebrate, and will also feature a centre colour page. Bessatsu Margaret editor-in-chief Takaaki Imai revealed in January that the series was […]

Monster Hunter Stories RIDE ON anime announces lead cast and staff

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The Monster Hunter franchise’s first anime series, inspired by the upcoming Monster Hunter Stories role-playing game for Nintendo 3DS, has revealed its October premiere on the official website for the show titled Monster Hunter Stories RIDE ON. Fuji TV is also streaming an announcement video, which is sadly region-locked to Japan for now. For the first time in ten years, Fuji TV is creating […]

Bessatsu Margaret editor reveals My Love Story!! is close to pinnacle point

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The editor-in-chief of Shueisha’s Bessatsu Margaret magazine, Takaaki Imai, has revealed that Kazune Kawahara and Aruko’s manga My Love Story!! is nearing its end, and is presumably due for a dramatic peak in the near future. In his interview with the Japanese entertainment news website Comic Natalie, when asked about future plans for Bessatsu Margaret, […]